Wednesday, 11 March 2020

Wednesday, 4 December 2019

Ferries Update


Nick Taber has negotiated a better deal with Bluebridge than Interislander. Cheers, Nick.
 
NZ Hang Gliding and Paragliding Member Discounted Ferry Rates
 
Member Promo Code: SAIL2GLIDE
  • Regardless of when the booking is made, off-peak rates will apply for travel from 16 January 2020 to 14 December 2020 and peak rates will apply for Easter weekend including the Thursday before Good Friday and the Tuesday after Easter Monday. 
  • These rates are current as at 12 December 2019 and subject to availability. Bluebridge reserves the right to review the rates and fare conditions annually.

Fare TypeFlexi Off PeakFlexi Peak
Adult/Senior$45$50
Child$25$25
Car/Van/Ute/4x4
Trailer to 5.5m
Each extra 0.5m
$120

$20
$130

$25
Campervan/
Motorhome to 5.5m
Each extra m
$145

$20
$170

$37

The rates above include GST
 
Terms and Conditions:
• These special rates are exclusively for NZHGPA members and valid for bookings and travel until 31 March 2021 excluding 15 December to 15 January.
• Discounted passenger fares available for travel with or without a vehicle.
• A maximum of six passengers in one booking. • These rates are not available in conjunction with any other offer.
  • •NZHGPA discount only eligible for bookings that include a minimum of one member.
  • You must present proof of your NZHGPA membership when you check-in. If not presented, the standard fare will be charged.
  • Payment must be made when you book.
  • Flexi Sail fare conditions apply. Tickets are 100% refundable if off-peak and 90% refundable if peak. The off-peak period includes travel from 16 January to 14 December. The peak period is Easter including the Thursday before Good Friday and Tuesday after Easter Monday. You can change your sailing, subject to availability, as many times as you like for free within six months of the original travel date. Any changes or cancellations must be made at least two hours before check-in. After that, no changes or cancellations are permitted. No shows are non-refundable.
  • Simply use promo code SAIL2GLIDE when you book at www.bluebridge.co.nz. Or quote the promo code when you call 0800 844 844, 8am to 8pm, 7 days a week. 

Wednesday, 14 August 2019

2020 Nationals Registration

Register for the Nats on Airtribune here.
Thanks Tom Mulder.
I'll put this on a link on the left.

Tuesday, 6 August 2019

Leagues 2019/2020

Waikato (Kaimais/Paeroas)
Rick Hawkeswood will be organising a League on 30 November/1 December 2019, with reserve dates on the following weekend.

Wellington
Grant Tatham has put his hand up for a New Year's 'Weekend'  1 - 5 Jan 2020

Cromwell/Omarama
John Smith will organise a  league Labour Weekend 26/27/28 October 2019.

Bill Degen is arranging the Omarama XC Classic 1/9 Feb.

Sterling Big Sky
Most likely in Omarama, organised by Rod Stuart 2/3/4 Jan 2020

Canterbury
Canterbury Anniversary Weekend (provisional) 15/16/17 Nov
Mt Cheeseman? . Matt Barlow

Havelock
19/20 Oct, organised by Dan Campbell & Shane Mackay.

Thursday, 7 February 2019

Download Full Resolution Gallery Images

For anyone who wants to download any of the full-resolution gallery images, you'll get the lot here.

They are 20 - 30 MB each.

Wednesday, 6 February 2019

Murchison Dawn Chorus

For anyone who managed to sleep through this, here's what it sounded like camping under the trees...at 5 a.m.



The background hum is insects.